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The social impact of AIDS in the United States

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Monitoring the Social Impact of the AIDS Epidemic.; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on AIDS Research and the Behavioral, Social, and Statistical Sciences.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993.
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"Epidemic" comes from the ancient Greek epi demos, meaning "upon the people or the community." The AIDS epidemic is having a profound effect on Americans and their communities, in areas ranging from public health to religion. As many as 1 million people in the United States may be infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, but its ultimate impact will extend far beyond those individuals and their families. AIDS  Read more...
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National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Monitoring the Social Impact of the AIDS Epidemic.
Social impact of AIDS in the United States.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993
(DLC) 92038885
(OCoLC)26975718
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Monitoring the Social Impact of the AIDS Epidemic.; National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on AIDS Research and the Behavioral, Social, and Statistical Sciences.
ISBN: 0585024138 9780585024134 9786610203451 6610203458
OCLC Number: 42329053
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 322 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The practice of public health --
Health care delivery and financing --
Clinical research and drug regulation --
Religion and religious groups --
Voluntary and community-based organizations --
Correctional systems --
Public policies on children and families --
The HIV/AIDS epidemic in New York City.
Responsibility: Panel on Monitoring the Social Impact of the AIDS Epidemic ; Committee on AIDS Research and the Behavioral, Social, and Statistical Sciences, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

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Addresses issues in the public debate over AIDS. This book explores how AIDS has affected fundamental policies and practices in our major institutions. It is helpful to anyone concerned about AIDS  Read more...

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